How I First Got Paid to Speak

People often ask me how I became a motivational keynote speaker. Well, please sit back, relax and I will tell you. My most challenging addiction to recover from was not alcohol, but rather gambling. Why? Society has identified alcohol as a legitimate addiction for decades, and resources can be found with ease. Gambling on the other hand is constantly glamourized, is not widely recognized as an addiction, and the resources for problem gamblers are sparse in comparison. After attending my first Gamblers Anonymous meeting in Edmonton it became clear that my fellow problem gamblers had also suffered in silence from…